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Richard W. Bolling

Richard W. BollingAKA Richard Walker Bolling

Born: 17-May-1916
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 21-Apr-1991
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Missouri, 1949-83

Military service: US Army (1941-46, Lt. Col.)

Father: Richard Walker Bolling (surgeon)
Mother: Florence Easton
Brother: John
Wife: Nona Goddard Herndon (one daughter)
Daughter: Andrea

    High School: Phillips Exeter Academy
    University: BA Literature, University of the South (1937)
    University: MA Literature, University of the South (1939)
    Teacher: Sewanee Military Academy (1938-39)
    University: Vanderbilt University (graduate studies, 1939-40)

    US Congressman, Missouri 5th (3-Jan-1949 to 3-Jan-1983)
    Americans for Democratic Action
    Phi Delta Theta Fraternity
    Legion of Merit
    Bronze Star

Author of books:
America's Competitive Edge: How to Get Our Country Moving Again (1982, with John Bowles)

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